Jono Harrison joins Universal Music Australia as General Manager – Media and Audience

Jono Harrison Universal Music Australia General Manager - Media and Audience

Sean Warner: “It’s a very exciting time in the music landscape globally.”

Universal Music Australia has officially announced Jono Harrison as general manager – media and audience. 

Harrison joins from Spotify ANZ, where he has been for the past five years, most recently as artist and label partnerships lead, and executive producer of Spotify’s award-winning Who Is Daniel Johns? podcast.

He previously held roles at Mushroom as radio and streaming manager, and Triple j as the executive producer of Breakfast with Matt and Alex, and Triple j Like A Version

In his new role, reporting to Universal Music Australia and New Zealand president and CEO, Sean Warner, he is responsible for leading the Universal Media and Audience Team, focusing on how to best reach audiences within the ever-changing media landscape as well as maintaining strong relationships with media partners, managers and artists.  

Speaking of Jono joining Universal Music Australia, Sean Warner said, “Jono’s experience has spanned nearly 20 years across Broadcast, Radio, Music labels, Promotions, Artist and label relations and DSPs, and he brings invaluable skills, experience, and relationships to our business, and a ‘new lens’.

“It’s a very exciting time in the music landscape globally, and our ability to define, engage and capture audiences across a rapidly evolving media landscape will ultimately define our success and the success of our artists.”

Most recently, Universal Music made the headlines for their Amex X Universal Music House and its diverse line-up of voices across three nights of live entertainment during the inaugural SXSW Sydney.

Earlier in the year, Universal Music Australia brought together local industry, international artists, and label executives for IGNITE, Universal Music Group’s (UMG) first international artist showcase in three years.

Warner commented, “Our number one goal at UMG is to discover, develop and amplify artistry, creativity, and innovation, and what we all experienced last night epitomises exactly that.”

See Also: Universal Music’s IGNITE artist showcase lights up Sydney

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